Atlanta Hawks at Philadelphia 76ers NBA Picks & Predictions 10/29/2018
Monday, October 29, 2018
Wells Fargo Center
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The Atlanta Hawks head to Wells Fargo Center to take on the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday, October 29, 2018. The opening line for this game has Philadelphia as 12.5 point favorites.
The Hawks have a regular season record of 2-3. They are 3rd in the Southeast Division. They have a point differential of -3.2 as they average 110.6 points per game while giving up 113.8 per contest. The 76ers have an overall mark of 3-3. They currently are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They total 112.5 points per contest and give up 114.5, which is a point differential of -2.0.
Valuable Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 2-3-0 against the spread this season
The Atlanta Hawks are 3-2-0 against the over/under this year
Important Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 1-5-0 against the spread this season
The Philadelphia 76ers are 4-2-0 against the over/under this year
Key Atlanta Hawks Injuries
10/27/18 G Justin Anderson Leg is questionable Monday vs Philadelphia
10/23/18 F John Collins Ankle is out indefinitely
Key Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
10/20/18 PG Jerryd Bayless Knee is out indefinitely
10/20/18 SF Wilson Chandler Hamstring is out indefinitely
Trae Young comes into this game averaging 19.8 points per contest while playing 32.0 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 6.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage is 78%. Taurean Waller-Prince averages 20.6 points per contest in 30.0 minutes per game. He averages 3.2 assists per game and 5.0 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% for the season while his free throw percentage is 95%.
Ben Simmons scores 12.8 points per contest while playing 30.8 minutes per game. He hauls in 10.6 rebounds per contest and has 7.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 56%. Joel Embiid averages 29.2 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 35.8 minutes per game. He also brings in 12.7 rebounds per game and has 3.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
Atlanta averages 110.6 points per contest, which is 20th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -3.2 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 22nd. From 3-point territory they shoot 38%, which is good for 7th in the NBA. They average 46.2 boards per contest and 25.2 assists per game, which ranks them 14th and 8th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 1st with 18.4 per game. The Hawks allow 113.8 points per contest, which is 17th in the NBA. They also surrender a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 18th and 24th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 48.0 rebounds a game which ranks 23rd, and they allow 25.2 assists per game which puts them in 23rd place in the league. They force 17.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 29th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Philadelphia is 15th in the NBA with 112.5 points per contest this season. They are 19th in the league in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is -2. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 18th in the league. They are 5th in the NBA in rebounding with 50.3 boards per contest and 5th in assists per game with 26.7. The 76ers are 23rd in turnovers per contest with 12.8. The 76ers give up 114.5 points per game, which ranks them 18th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 8th and 13th in those defensive statistics. They rank 15th with 24.2 dimes allowed per game and 22nd with 48.0 boards surrendered per contest. The 76ers are 3rd in the league in forcing turnovers with 11.3 per contest this year.
The Hawks are 27th in the league in defensive rating with 106.3, and their offensive rating of 103.3 is ranked 10th. They are 1st in the NBA in pace with 107.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 14th. As a unit they are 16th in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shot attempts, ranking 4th in the NBA. Atlanta is 3rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 13th in the NBA.
Philadelphia is 23rd in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11 times per 100 possessions while forcing 9.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 22nd in the NBA. The 76ers are 23rd in the league in defensive rating with 108.9, and their offensive rating of 107 is ranked 12th. They are 7th in the NBA in pace with 103.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 20th. As a unit they are 20th in the league in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 13th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Atlanta +12.5
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